Measles: What travelers should know about worldwide outbreaks

January 24, 2018 Chantel Windeshausen

Travel and Transport wants to ensure that travelers have awareness regarding increased cases of the measles that have recently reported. Measles are common in many parts of the world. Most cases that are reported in the U.S. result from international travel. The CDC offers advice to travelers on protecting themselves from the measles before international travel. To stay updated on this topic please visit the CDC website.

The following graphic, from our partners at iJET International, shows the cases of the Measles per 1 million people across the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA).  Read more about this in their article, "European Measles Epidemic: Regional Outbreak in Decline, but Romania Continues to Bear the Brunt of Disease Activity"

iJET: European Measles Epidemic: Regional Outbreak in Decline, but Romania Continues to Bear the Brunt of Disease Activity

More measles and disease prevention content from iJET International: 

 Gaps in Vaccination Coverage: Measles Outbreaks in EuropePre-travel health planning can help you avoid common issues (iJET)

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